Questlove plays drums on the sidewalk in Tribeca

Questlove has denied the "ridiculous" accusations of racial discrimination made against him in a new federal lawsuit.

The Roots founder was accused of racism for pressuring TV bosses to fire camera operators Kurt Decker and Michael Cimino from The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

The famed 47-year-old drummer, whose group is the house band, denied the "ridiculous" claims in a statement.

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